• Duke announces Robert E. Lee statue will not return to chapel entrance

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    DURHAM, N.C. - Duke University announced the spot where a Robert E. Lee statue once stood will remain empty. 

    [Duke removes Robert E. Lee statue from chapel entrance] 

    People vandalized the statue after last year's violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. 

    Eventually, crews removed the statue from the iconic chapel entrance. 

    This week, Duke sent students a statement saying the site will remain empty and represent a "hole in the heart of the U.S."

    The Confederate flag that once flew at the South Carolina State House will be displayed soon. 

    [Time capsule found under Confederate statue reveals Civil War-era memorabilia] 

    It's been nearly three years since the flag was taken down after the Charleston church shooting.

    The flag will be displayed in a frame at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. 

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